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Plant Profile #1 Elderberry

QUICK REMINDER: If you have worked to increase the biodiversity or have built a food forest in your yard please fill out this form to put your food forest on our map! This map is made to inspire more people to increase the biodiversity around their homes. If you have increased the biodiversity in your … Continue reading Plant Profile #1 Elderberry

Let’s Talk About Eco Anxiety

First off, let me define eco anxiety. According to The American Phycology Association, eco anxiety is: “The chronic fear of environmental cataclysm that comes from observing the seemingly irrevocable impact of climate change and the associated concern for one’s future and that of next generations”. Many people (including me) feel this on a regular basis. … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Eco Anxiety

Upcoming Field Day Details

I am having another free field day! Come join me on March 19th at 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM (event address: 9501 Deer Range Rd Moseley, VA 23120) to learn hands on how to lay carboard and mulch, prep soil, and properly plant trees. Participants will start a food forest on my farm from scratch. … Continue reading Upcoming Field Day Details

What is Permaculture?

You have probably heard me talk a lot about Permaculture in blog posts and Instagram posts, but I’ve never gone into the detail of what it really is. The word Permaculture is made of two words combined, Permanent and Agriculture. It really means just that. Permanent agriculture is using perennials to farm and cultivate land … Continue reading What is Permaculture?

Composting

Composting is a crucial part of reversing the climate crisis. When food scraps are put in landfills they create methane. Methane is a gas that contributes to global warming. Composting is a super easy way to decrease how much food waste you are putting into landfills. To create a clean and good smelling compost pile, … Continue reading Composting

Understanding Food Forests

Welcome everyone! Food Forest are important, but they can be very hard to understand at first. I have links for a few movies, websites, and other groups that can help you understand how carbon sequestration works! One of my favorite movies of all time is called Kiss the Ground. It shows how carbon sequestration works … Continue reading Understanding Food Forests


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